Shock, horror, outrage. Those were the dominant reactions when the world woke up to the nightmare of Bhopal on that December morning in 1984. Over 26 years later, those were again the dominant reactions following the judgement of the Bhopal district court last week which awarded a shamefully light two-year sentence to the seven accused in the world's worst industrial disaster.

Bhopal was a nightmare come true. "Bhopshima" was a befitting name given to it by the greatest living Indian jurist, Justice Krishna Iyer. Public angst required the State to act; the CBI swung into action and found the directors of Union Carbide guilty of a host of provisions of the Indian Penal Code.

Final judgement on Bhopal gas disaster delivered 25 years, after the tragedy by Bhopal district court. 8 senior executives of Union Carbide have been convicted and sentenced to 2 years of Jail. But this is too little & too late, say victims and the activists.

The final report by NEERI on assessment and remediation of hazardous waste contaminated areas in an around UCIL in Bhopal. Certifies that contamination of soil & groundwater at UCIL premises has nothing to do with the 1984 MIC gas tragedy.

Assessment and remediation of hazardous waste contaminated areas in and around M/s Union Carbide India Ltd, Bhopal (NEERI & NGRI) and tender document for detoxification, decommissioning and dismantling of UCIL Plant (IICT).

The recent verdict on the Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984 has drawn attention to India

Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL), manufactured a pesticide called Sevin, at the production facility in Bhopal, for which one of the raw materials is Methylisocyanate (MIC). MIC was also being produced in an adjacent plant.


The victims are yet to be adequately compensated or given proper medical help; their water sources are yet to be decontaminated.

At Arif Nagar slum, a toxic waste yard next to the boundary wall of the factory. The accident polluted the soil and groundwater in the neighbourhood to dangerous levels.

The government